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Old 12-01-2006, 08:20 AM   #4
don Arnoldy
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Can I calcuate 2592/10 = 259 dpi and no good for their use? (I rounded the 9 7/8" to 10 for easy calculation, but precision doesn't make it to 300 dpi.)
You have the calculation correct. A 300-dpi image that took up the entire 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 live area would need to be 2363 x 2963 pixels.

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It seems to me that only some quite expensive digital cameras make it to the level they are requesting, and consequently maybe film is the way to get a photograph of sufficient quality for their use.
The traditional way is to shoot medium-format slides, then scan them on a drum scanner. Not only do you get substatially higher resolution--you get a much larger dynamic range, and greater detail in the show areas.

   
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